Feb 08, 2018

General Practitioner

  • Affinity Health
  • Kempton Park, South Africa
Full time Medical

Job Description

The General Practitioner will provide confidential clinical advice to patients, on a consultancy basis. 

Key Role Outputs
Oversee referrals from The Medical Society centers.
Receive and analyze update treatment plans for patients based on referrals.
Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments to patients or nominated family members.
Monitor Patient progress or responses to treatments.
Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results on CRM.
Manage Chronic Disease patients
Diagnose and treat variety of diseases and injuries in general practice - examines patients, using medical knowledge.
Analyze reports and diagnostic results of tests and or examinations by patients to authorize benefits.
Administers or prescribes treatments and drugs in accordance with scope of practice,
Counselling patients once diagnostics has been provided.
Conduct physical examinations to provide information needed for consideration for jobs, or eligibility for insurance coverage.
Consult on all clinical areas within the business.
Consult on clinical aspects of primary care centers
Ability to interact with hospitals and other medical facilities to facilitate admission.

Mandatory Qualifications
MBChB/ MBBCh Degree.
Registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
Official license to practice.
Valid Drivers’ License with own reliable transport, travelling between branches and clinics may be required.

Advantageous Qualifications
Clinical Trial Qualification
Mandatory Experience/Exposure
Plan, implement, or administer health programs, chronic management programs or standards in businesses for prevention or treatment of injury or illness.
Direct healthcare delivery programs.
Train and upskill employees, medical providers, and other health care professionals.
Clinical Trail exposure

Advantageous Experience/Exposure
Prepare official health documents or records.
Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
Draft and submit daily.

Possess leadership and management skills.
Ability to work long hours, often under pressure.
Good practical skills.
Communication skills, and compassion.
Effective communication on all levels throughout the business.
Ability to solve problems and effective decision-making skills.
Drive to continue learning throughout career.

Desired attributes
A commitment to helping others.
The ability to make others feel at ease.
Willingness to be on call.

NOTE: Applicants will be selected according to the vacancy criteria.
Interested individuals may submit their CVs to the HR Department via email

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